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Feb 1, 2013 3:00pm PST
other for food and goods and use sophisticated technology. in between, there is a range that fills the spectrum. all of these differences are cultural, learned behavior, the result of a complex interaction between our inventiveness and our natural environments. as we search for new horizons, our inventiveness thrusts us across the boundaries of space, into new worlds. this new view of earth dispels an ancient myopia -- the artificial boundaries of our states and the politics that often divide us. here is a vision of one planet and one family of humankind. but the view from earth reminds us of a common human dilemma, the rise and fall of our many ways of life. here, among the ruins of ancient civilizations, archaeologists are retracing the steps in a long and shared human odyssey. across two worlds, the old and the new, they are discovering the independent spark of the human genius, the many times and places that we have created grand civilizations. ancient egypt. as early as the 18th century, scholars came here to marvel at and study the great relics of the ancient sun kings. labor
Feb 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
life. the radio is on all the time and every last american household. also the new technologies have made radio or given way to a new life. it used to be if you did not hear it live, it it was gone. nole, archival. we can draw sounds from all over the world and push them back out so we can listen to 120 countries. we have downloads from all over the world. that is very exciting. in their right to, coming from the world of literature, radio is what most closely approximates having an author, a voice was bringing your year. the intimacy of radio is unparalleled. >> tell us about your novel, "lost city radio", how that fits in >> i see now that it fits in. my family is a radio family. my father was a radio announcer. then he went on to do other things. i've and uncles and cousins who have worked in radio all over peru. i sort of became obsessed with one program called "people finders" in peru. it was like a public bulletin board every sunday night for people to find their missing loved ones free of the it struck me as a symptom of this growing latin american cities from economic disloca
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